Judge Joseph C. WELTY


Seal of the Superior Court in Maricopa County, State of Arizona Current Assignment: Presiding Judge
Assignment History:
Department:
Presiding Judge
Year:
8/2019
Location:
Phoenix
Department:
Civil and Associate Presiding Judge
Year:
6/2018
Location:
Phoenix
Department:
Juvenile and Associate Presiding Judge
Year:
6/2015
Location:
Juvenile Court Durango Facility
Department:
Criminal Presiding Judge
Year:
1/2013
Location:
Phoenix
Department:
Criminal
Year:
10/2008
Location:
Phoenix
Department:
Family Court
Year:
5/2007
Location:
Phoenix
Work History:
2006 - 2007:  Chief of the National Security Section, U. S. Attorney's Office, Phoenix 
2001 - 2006:  Deputy Chief, Criminal Section, U.S. Attorney's Office, Phoenix 
1991 - 2001:  Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office, Phoenix 
1988 - 1991:  Assistant Attorney General, Arizona Attorney General's Office, Phoenix 
Education:
  • Juris Doctor, 1988, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 1985, Loyola Marymount University
Committees/Associations:
  • State Bar of Arizona
Community Involvement:
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Member of Board of Directors, local youth sports program
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